Heritage Estates Retirement Community 900 E Stanley Blvd, Livermore, CA94550 Heritage Estates is an upscale retirement community with a range of options for seniors. There are luxury…More apartments for active adults 62 and older who will appreciate the beautiful garden setting, vibrant community and facilities such as a swimming pool, patio and game room. The Independent Living building is more like a luxury hotel or "cruise ship on land," and includes restaurant-quality meals, housekeeping, entertainment and activities. And for those who need more care, the Assisted Living apartments include 24-hour oversight and professional care services. <br /><br />The campus was opened in 2004 and is managed by Leisure Care, which seeks to create retirement communities that are more like luxury resorts. There are 380 one- and two-bedroom units that surround a large common space with a dining room, game room, library and other specialty rooms. The grounds are well-landscaped with flowers and trees. The front entrance opens into a well-appointed lobby that resembles one in a fine hotel. The staff all seem friendly and happy, as do the residents.
Located at the end of 1/4 mile private road, Bent Creek is a small family run winery that produces handcrafted…More award-winning mostly red wines made from estate and local grapes. The location in the middle of vineyards surrounded by rolling hills with oak trees provides a beautiful setting to relax and enjoy the wines. </p>
<p>A cozy tasting room also offers appetizers and specialty gifts and opens onto a covered patio with tables and chairs. The second Thursday of every month from May through October is T.G.I.T. night where you can enjoy wine by the glass, appetizers and live jazz. The setting is serene, the atmosphere is warm and friendly, and everyone seems happy. As they say here, "Good times start at the end of the road."</p>